Gaddafi Defiant

March 21, 2011

Today marks the third day that a coalition of France, U.K., U.S., and other nations have bombed tanks and anti-aircraft sites in Libya, and inhibited native fighter jets from taking flight. Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has vowed to continue his attack on the eastern rebel stronghold of Benghazi while pledging to not resign as the head of Libyan government.

The aim of the United Nations sanctioned mission is to protect civilians.

The “rebel” opposition in Libya is an assemblage of groups that have been pulled together by their common desire to overthrow Gaddafi. Exactly who makes up this amalgamate aggregation is largely unknown to Western forces. It has yet to be revealed if this opposition is benign to longterm U.S. interests. Read the rest of this entry »

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